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15 Oct 2014 | Kat Harwood | No Comments | 169 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
5 Ways Technology has Transformed Teaching and Learning

Technology has completely transformed the way we receive, store and retain information. Teaching and learning is part and parcel of the information process and has consequently changed significantly too. Let’s take a look at some of the most notable ways technology has influenced education. #5 RIP Traditional Blackboard Blackboards used to be the focal point […]

13 Oct 2014 | Kat Harwood | No Comments | 259 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
Top IT Jobs for 2014

It’s all very well signing up to every course under the sun, but if you can’t get a job at the end of it then it’s ultimately fruitless. Degrees such as Viking Studies and David Beckham Studies might sound more entertaining than learning about borderless network solutions, but with the IT job market set to […]

22 Sep 2014 | ukblog | No Comments | 274 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
The Future of People Management

The future of work is a subject of intrigue for business owners and professionals worldwide.  Technological advancement, sustainability issues and rapid change will considerably alter the way companies manage their employees in the future. So what should we expect? More Emphasis on Metrics and Performance The reality of the economic downturn is that many companies […]

28 Jul 2014 | ukblog | No Comments | 6,766 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
What Does ‘The Internet of Things’ Mean for Business?

What is ‘The Internet of Things’, and what does it mean for your business? Find out all you need to know about this latest innovation here.  If someone had said to you 20 years ago that you would carry a mobile phone that is small enough to fit in your pocket, and that you would be […]

24 Jul 2014 | Mel Jones | One Comment | 979 views | Categories: Cisco, Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
Does SDN signal a decline in the demand for CCIE’s ?

Everyone has an opinion on the future of Cisco’s CCIE Certification, but in reality I think it is far too early to tell. All of the major vendors plan to have an SDN solution, with the battle for mindshare beginning months ago even if the solutions are not quite there yet. Will the intelligence be in […]

18 Jul 2014 | Kat Harwood | No Comments | 1,187 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
Is Cross-Training Staff A Good Idea?

When it comes to providing training for your staff it can be hard to decide who goes on which course, and how this can benefit your establishment. Have you ever considered cross-training? What is Cross Training? Cross-training is the term given to the activity of training employees in areas of business in which they do […]

16 Jul 2014 | ukblog | No Comments | 614 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
80% of People Who Brain Train Improve Memory

When it comes to improving your memory it is important to be hydrated, rested and take vitamins, but did you know you can train your brain? Here’s how: Have you ever wished that you could remember things better? Are you constantly forgetting people’s names or how to do certain tasks that you only do occasionally? […]

16 Sep 2013 | Linda Smith | No Comments | 1,657 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
Citrix XenDesktop 7 on Windows Azure expands delivery options

Citrix XenDesktop7 expands session desktops to Windows Azure to support live session roaming, rich user-interface media experiences and multiple device types. Citrix can now enable enterprise customers and service providers to deliver high-performance mobile apps and Windows Server-based session desktops from Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud platform. The move comes about following Microsoft’s recent decision to […]

2 Sep 2013 | ukblog | No Comments | 2,640 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, ITIL & Service Management, Uncategorized
The practicalities of sponsorship and Project Boards in project governance

From project sponsor to senior suppliers, John Eary examines how an effective Project Board can enhance the successful governance of projects.  The awareness of project management theory is now widespread. Many books have been published and over one million people have taken the PRINCE2 certification since it was established in 1996. So, the theory of project […]

18 Apr 2012 | ukblog | No Comments | 1,899 views | Categories: Featured, Headline, Uncategorized
The business case for the Cloud

Whenever we start to think about the deployment of new IT capabilities, like Cloud, we should begin by understanding the business benefits that they will bring to the organisation. Exciting new features and functions are not business benefits. For example, being able to access your office emails on your own favourite device, anywhere, might mean that you are not tied to working in the office but if your organisation has spent money so you can do this, what does it get back in return?